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FOX News
Nov 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >> health care is a very personal decision. the insurance you sign up for, you don't want other individuals necessarily knowing that there are security laws, privacy laws place to protect people. >> reporter: there's no telling how many consumers may have received information. a hole has been highlighted that has lawmakers worried about high-tech hackers. >> you have criminals trying to get information that is now available on these websites. >> reporter: until the site is secu secure, rogers think it should be taken down. >> i felt and i said this directly to the president's chief of staff, they ought to take down the website until it was right. >> reporter: tom's now pleading with his congressional delegation to help lock down the compromised data. but he says his problem isn't with d.c. >> i've got no political ax to grind. i just want my information off of this website. >> reporter: this afternoon, republican south carolina senator lindsey graham's office says they are working to help tom. over the weekend, we learned that for now, healthcare.gov is not a 24-hour-a-day website and that
FOX News
Nov 14, 2013 3:00pm PST
. the reason is clear. >> the system will automatically sign them up for medicaid even if they don't want to be on medicaid. >> once you determine income level, you don't have to determine subsidies. they don't pay premiremembeprem >> which is easier than getting paying customers there the malfunctioning website. >> it's not surprising that a lot more people are willing to sign up for a free medicaid program than to sign up to pais hefty premiums for private insurance plans. >> that's one reason the administration was relying on ed cade expansion by 9 million. the supreme court said the administration didn't have the power to force states to expand medicaid. the administration tried to entice states to expand coverage offering to pay 100% of cost three years and 90% after that. >> the new law makes money available, 100% of the cost of the newly eligible people. when those sign up, there's no extra help for those folks. this is got to hit the state budgets and could hit hard. >> this miens the cost to the taxpayer is extraordinarily high. remember with medicaid there's virtually no copay,
FOX News
Nov 25, 2013 3:00pm PST
be called the bob beckel dating network. >> don't forget to dvr this show. see you back here tomorrow. >>> the other nuclear option. the president strikes a deal with iran. but even some of his democratic allies fear it could blow up in his face. this is "special report." >>> good evening. i'm bret baier. it's difficult to find anyone outside the white house who has many good things to say tonight about an agreement easing sanctions on iran in exchange for a short pause in its nuclear program. but there are plenty of naysayers, even in the president's own political corner. james rosen tells us from the white house who is for it and why so many are against it. >> reporter: during a west coast speech on immigration, president obama defended the nuclear deal the u.s. and its allies made over the weekend with iran. >> tough talk and bluster may be the easy thing to do politically, but it's not the right thing for our security. >> reporter: under terms finalized saturday in seven-nation talks, iran has agreed for six months to enrich uranium only to the 5% level or lower to dilute its spok
FOX News
Nov 20, 2013 3:00pm PST
go to your dvr, put "the five" in, type it in. don't miss an episode of "the five." we're with you every singing night. "special report" on deck. >> i'm brett beahr and this is special report. we begin with breaking news. a fox news exclusive. new evidence of just how seriously the obama administration was taking the possibility of failure and embarrassment ahead of the disastrous health care rollout. ed henry has been chasing this down all afternoon and has obtained new documents. >> good evening. confidential documents obtained by fox suggest people inside the administration just one week before the website launched had fears it may fail. more fears than they may have let on publicly. top aides to president obama were nervous healthcare.gov would be, quote, unavailable and become an embarrassment. a private e-mail sent on the 25th to government colleagues and the website's contractors was aobtained by darrell issa. it references a meeting the previous day that included the president's chief technology administrator. he wrote, when they were here yesterday, one of the things todd
FOX News
Nov 29, 2013 3:00pm PST
should they close on muslim holidays? >> absolutely not. >> don't forget to set your dvrs so you never miss an episode of "the five." see you on monday. >>> is the new and improved obama care website ready for its close-up? this is "special report." >>> good evening. i'm in for bret baier. it's rollout has led to the worst embarrassment of his presidency. tonight president obama is hoping the upgraded version of healthcare.gov really is ready for prime time this time. while the digital clock is ticki ticking, the president is trying once again to change the subject. >> reporter: determined not to have his agenda defined by the focus on his broke enhealth care website, president obama visited a group tryifasting to push the take up the legislation. republicans were accusing the administration of lowering the bar by saying an 80% enrollment success rate would be acceptable. >> i don't think there's any question that the administration, which promised to complete a marathon in essentially 60 days going from a failed website to a successful one, will now simply define success as goin
FOX News
Nov 22, 2013 3:00pm PST
. it's a great read. >> fantastic. don't forget to set your dvrs. see you tomorrow. special report is next. >>> another major delay for obama care and it just happens to push back the next round of enrollment past next year's elections. this is special report. >>> good evening, i'm sabrina in for bret baier. even if you believe in coincidence, our top story is a stretch. president obama decided to postpone next year's opening of health care signups ostensibly to give insurers and people more time to study options. the new date is after the -- chief white house correspondent ed henry has both sides. >> insuring that president obama and his fellow democrats will not have to defend a potentially messy 2015 health care enrollment right on the eve of the 2014 midterm elections, the administration today unilaterally declared sign-ups for the second round start on november 15th of next year. 11 days after the november 4th midterm elections instead of the originally planned october 15th date. republican charles grassley immediately cried foul. if premiums go through the roof the first year
FOX News
Nov 15, 2013 3:00pm PST
for a vote. so don't pretend that you care about the american people's health care here. you're just trying to repeal the affordable care act. democrats are not going to let you do that. >> reporter: it's been a tense week for many democrats on capitol hill who voted to pass obama care. and many times since then to protect the law. they appealed to white house officials to do something to appease angry constituents who are upset about being canceled by their insurance companies. the president offered a controversial administrative fix thursday. and house democratic leader nancy pelosi said the focus should be on strengthening and not pulling apart the law. >> there's a discussion going on, but there's a values decision that has been made in favor of the american people. that if we have to thread a needle to get a result, let's do that. but let's not unravel the whole sweater. >> reporter: yet gop leaders argue this is just the beginning of trouble with the president's health care plan for the american people. >> we will continue to see the shock waves of obama care. today, it is the fact th
FOX News
Nov 18, 2013 3:00pm PST
please listen to the comments and don't get too onerous. thank you for watching "special report" is next. >>> president obama's 80% solution to obama care. and a possible political solution to the accountability question. plus senator rand paul joins us for center seat. this is "special report." >>> good evening miami bret baier the obama administration is not denying a report that it would happily take a four out of five approach to declaring the president's health care reform plan a success. but even that relatively modest achievement may not be enough to keep some in the administration from losing their jobs. we have fox team coverage tonight. mike emanuel is on capitol hill with congressional democrats in disarray. jim angle here in the bureau with why the president's most recent offer to fix the program just makes things much worse. but we begin with chief white house correspondent ed henry on the latest efforts by the president to stop the bleeding from obama care. good evening, ed. >> good evening, bret. you remember last week the president vowed to fix his credibility with the am
FOX News
Nov 19, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >> the president said he had no inkling before the october 1st rollout that the website would be a mess. >> i don't think i'm stupid enough to say, this will be like shopping on amazon ortravelocity if i was not briefed on this. >> how did nobody fix it? >> the review, if you carefully look at it, made observations based on the interviews about problems that need to be fixed. it made recommendations that hhs and cms adopted to improve the site. >> did the president follow-up and say, have these changes been made? >> yes. >> so he did follow-up? >> the president, as we said repeatedly got regular briefings and was told that there were problems being addressed. >> the presidentity's credibility is on the line after a letter he read from a single mom, jessica sanford, that he used to claim that the new law is working. >> now, finally we get to have coverage because of the aca for $169 per month. i was crying the other day when i signed up, so much stress lifted. >> except the mom now said that the tax credit was reduced so the coverage is too expensive and woman told cnm she is embarrassed and disap
FOX News
Nov 29, 2013 12:00am PST
to be a marriage penalty. it's what happens when the go. ties programs the to federal poverty level. >> i don't think there's reason to believe anybody was trying to discourage marriage. it comes from the common sense that two people married can live together more cheaply than two people living separately. >> still the money that married people will not get from the government is a significant sum. >> it can easily amount to four to $5,000 per couple per year. over ten years could be $50,000. >> burton says change the obama care law and raise the subsidy level for married couples to the same level as two unmarried people. molly henburg in washington, fox news. >> thank you. >>> many catholics are upset at the word we brought you last night that president barack obama is moving the vatican embassy. james rosen tells us tonight there's more to the story. the vatican is not only the headquarters for the roman catholic church but also the crucial listening post. the vatican maintains diplomatic relations with every country in the world. >> we regularly coordinate the embassy to the vatican. >> #
FOX News
Nov 11, 2013 3:00pm PST
to a comedy club, just smile and laugh. >> yeah. don't laugh loudly or greg will come after you. >> that's it "the five." >>> this is the fox news alert. i'm bret baier. big news on the small number of people across the country who successfully signed up for obama care. chief national correspondent jim engel is here with the news live this afternoon. >> reporter: hello, bret. industry leaders tell fox that by last week only 50,000 people had signed up for the federal exchanges under obama care putting the administration far behind its goal of 500,000 in the early days, 7 million by early next year. and that further complicates efforts to fix another problem. >> reporter: the administration is desperately searching for someone who is searching. how do you unravel the chaos by 4 million cancellations at the time they're trying to sign up 7 million uninsured. >> all of a sudden the interest in delaying or putting off obama care is bipartisan. you have democrats and republicans. everybody knows we're not ready to do this. >> lawmakers have suggested several options, extend the enrollment per
FOX News
Nov 26, 2013 3:00pm PST
to dictate those decisions to women. and though a brand new poll released show 59% of those surveyed don't think employers should be forced, it will be june 2014 before we know what the justices think. the challenges to the mandate come under the religious freedom restoration act. one says it it wasn't meant to protect companies like hobby lobby. >> it was never about giving for profit companies the right to ignore laws that they somehow believe incidentally on the pref ri violate some kind of corporate conscious. >> the regulation has sparked controversy and more public comments than any other regulation related to obama care. 250,000. the move by democrats last week to change the rules on confirmation votes has awakened fears of what are called death panels. we connect the dots tonight. >> reporter: after majority leader harry reid changed the rulings to allow presidential normal e knees to be confirmed with 51 votes, president obama will be able to build the advisory board with just democratic support. it is a 15-member panel created with obama care and the role is to slow the growth
FOX News
Nov 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
, will you run naked through the streets? >> please don't. . >>> embattled democrats go nuclear. republicans charge it's an effort to change the subject from obama care to blowing up tradition in the senate. this is special report. >>> good evening, i'm bret bear owing oig. timing is everything. today the president is caught in a whirlpool p criticism over his signature health plan. ace his allies threw him a political life preserver. charles krauthammer is in new york reacting to what is called the nuclear option. ed henry is at the white house. but we begin with mike emanuel at the capital. >> republican leaders are accusing democrats of a power grab and threatening that they will live to regret this bold move. complaining of grid lock, senate democrats changed the rules eliminating filibusters for most presidential nominations. the vote was mostly along party lines and scraps nearly 225 years of precedent. >> the change would ensure executive and judicial nominations, an up and down vote on confirmation. the rule change will make closuclos cloture for all nominations. >> three temperature
FOX News
Nov 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
in this whole saga. >> all right then. >>> don't punch someone in the face. that's wrong unless you're those guys. thanks for watching. special report up next. >>> a new apology from the president and looking on the bright side. now a new by partisan legislative proposal to delay the health care law. defending obama care is getting harder everyday. this is special report. >>> good evening. i'm bret baier. the slogan advertising legend, in the case obama care and roll out are taking quite a licking with cancelled plans, fellow democrat, media and republicans. whether the site is to keep ticking so to speak, that is still very much up for debate. we have fox team coverage tonight. we look at unions and exemption even carney never heard of. the rates that make insurance plans appear cheaper than they are. chief correspondent from the white house with the latest. hi ed. >> good evening. the president wrapped up an interview where he said he's sorry people have lost health insurance even though he promised otherwise. meanwhile democratic senator jo illinois in signing on legislation that would de
FOX News
Nov 1, 2013 3:00pm PDT
the details. >> why don't you at least put out a reasonable preliminary number and show us some transparency. show thepublic where we are. >> we are going to give you a reasonable, accurate number, as we promised we would, on a monthly basis, consistent with the data released that you see for other programs. and the focus here -- you know, for understandable reasons, i guess, is on, you know, how low the number might be. >> carney said while republicans want to focus on the bad news, the white house always knew enrollment would be slow at first but will pick up over time. the pressure to be more transparent overall is now coming in from longtime supporters of the affordable care act, like howard schultz who blasted the rollout in an interview with cnbc. >> it might be a great vatagy, but the execute is flawed. it's off the rails, and i think what the country needs now is real honesty and transparency and truth about what's really going on. >> oddly enough, it was a comedy show that first threw out the number six last weekend. >> millions of americans are visiting healthcare.gov, which is gre
FOX News
Nov 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
: in fact, just five days before the october 1 rollout -- >> if you already have health care, you don't have to do anything. >> reporter: the president seemed to go even further. you can at least say that was not true, right? >> as i said last week, communications are challenging here. the president -- look, you have to remember that the affordable care act -- >> that's not true. it's not true. >> look, ed, i've addressed this question repeatedly. >> reporter: a far cry from the laughter the president directed at what he called naysayers and cynics in march 2010. >> you like your plan? you'll be keeping your plan. no one's taking that away from you. three months from now, six months from now, you're going to be sitting in a doctor's office, reading through the old "people" magazines. you'll say hey, this is same doctor. same plan. it wasn't armageddon. >> reporter: republicans issued a subpoena demanding the administration turn over enrollment numbers. the administration has agreed to turn that over next week. >> ed, thank you. the first person to officially apologize for the obama care webs
FOX News
Nov 12, 2013 3:00pm PST
that say don't meet obama care standards. >> we do not see that as fixing the problem, we see that as throwing the baby out with the bath water. >> reporter: carney suggests one option might involve subsidies for people whose current insurance policies are being cancelled and who can't afford the new plans they're being offered. house speaker john boehner said that's not what clinton recommended. he said they should keep their old plans if they want even if it takes a change in the law. former vice president cheney says he agrees with mr. clinton that the president should keep his promise but he doesn't believe he can. >> it's hard to think how you would implement that. i think what needs to be done is repeal obama care. i think it's a serious, serious foul-up. >> reporter: meanwhile the white house admits the number of enrollments is lower than expected but refuses to confirm it's just a small fraction of the target. officials say warnings that personal information might not be secure are premature since that part of the website isn't operational yet. jay carney said he wasn'
FOX News
Nov 13, 2013 3:00pm PST
they foresee all these problems where they put all these people on medicaid and then don't get the money and they have balanced budgets. they cannot just create money out of thin air the way washington does. they'd have to take it from someplace else. >> and quickly, we haven't ton the math, but it could be they need tens of thousands of every day to make their seven million goal but they're going run into a freight train with all the people getting kicked off, if they can only handle 20,000 to 25,000 a day on the website. >> with the doubts about when they're going to have the website up and running well, you could have four or five million people -- they're handling 20, 25 at a time? you could have four or five million trying to sign up in a two-week period between the end of november and december 15th. that does not look possible at the current rates that they're talking about. >> okay, jim, as always, thank you. >> you bet. >>> up next, toronto's crack-smoking mayor admits he did something else illegal. but first here's what some of our fox affiliates across the country are covering
FOX News
Nov 27, 2013 3:00pm PST
we'll see you back here tomorrow for a special thanksgiving show. don't miss it. and happy hanukkah everyone as well. "special report" is on deck. thank you to willie robertson. >> thank you, willie. >> all right! >>> no holiday from bad news about the president's health care program. today another long-term major delay ahead of another short-term deadline. this is "special report." good evening. i'm in for bret baier. plenty of work on the beleaguer health care site. the new improved version is sunday. another milestone date has been pushed back a year. white house correspondent wendall goller has the story. >> reporter: with time running out on his promise to repair the healthcare.gov website and with problems persisting, the thanksgiving holiday was welcomed. aides say the big push to have a lot of people try to enroll the first week of december has been put on hold. one official said, quote, we want to see how traffic is the first week before we suggest people do campaign efforts to drive traffic. critics saw another failure. >> the website they're saying can handle 50,000 users
FOX News
Nov 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
frustrated. i wanted to go in and fix it myself, but i don't write codes. >> reporter: he was not as light hearted in an interview with nbc news when he made it sound like a personal political crisis before catching himself. >> given that i have before burned with a website, more importantly, the american people have been burned. >> reporter: kathleen sebelius apologizing for a flawed website. she made a new pledge the administration will find a way to deal with cancellation notices. she was vague at how they would do that. >> we are looking at a number of options where there may be an opportunity for that number of people to look at plans that they have right now. but, there isn't any specific proposal at the table, immediately. >> she was hit with questions about her own future. >> the president has your back? >> yes, sir. >> reporter: she said she believes the president does have her back. one day after he did not answer a question about whether he has confidence in her. >> i think kathleen sebelius under difficult circumstances over the last four and a half years has done a great job i
FOX News
Nov 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
. and they don't want their next campaign to be their last one. >> chris christie's big reelection win, in our coverage, you said there might be moves in the christie campaign with a look towards 2016. >> the campaign said they wanted a big win to talk about 2016. and today one of their field directors has taken a new job as the executive director of the new hampshire republican primary, the home of the first presidential primary and that's a gig where people get very involved in presidential politics. >> carl, thank you. >>> now to chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel on capitol hill with a look at the cabinet member who's taken the heaviest hits when it comes to the botched rollout of obama care. >> reporter: health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius said the troubled healthcare.gov website isn't there yet. it is critical the administration meet or beat its deadline of having the website fully functional by the end of this work. >> i want this to work. i'm doing what i can to make you help it work. but you have to tell us what's going on candidly, fully. so we don't wak
FOX News
Nov 28, 2013 12:00am PST
people not to sign at all. >> they don't spend on health care. why do they buy insurance? well, only if they're given a subsidy and incentive to do so. >> reporter: subsidies only help reduce the cost of premiums themselves. but much of the cost of insurance under obama care comes from high deductibles and copays. >> the deductibles, 5, 6, $7,000 a year, it really does make you wonder am i better off by getting insurance. >> it's one more incentive that this law creates to discourage young and healthy people from signing up for insurance. >> reporter: the success of obama care turns on how many young and healthy sign up, and that depends on their assessment of the costs and risks of signing up for obama care or paying the penalty and getting other insurance or none at all. either way, several analysts argue many people will soon realize the promise of subsidies for everyone at a certain income level, like other assurances in obama care, may not hold true for everyone. doug? >> we'll see in the coming months, jim. thank you. >>> the obama administration wants the irs to rein in tax ex
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